This position manages a defined portfolio of products and/or
services for UK HealthCare and will negotiate agreements optimizing
price, delivery, and terms with vendors and contractors. The person
in this position will:
* maintain relationships with vendors and contractors to ensure
good, reliable sources of supply, and information. * work with
Value Analysis and teams in an effort to select, implement, and
communicate contracts that support the needs of UK HealthCare. *
Monitor market trends and conditions to ensure that their contract
portfolio is benchmarked appropriately. * Manage strategic supplier
relationships with regard to sourcing, developing, and implementing
specific programs that support negotiation and administration of
agreements for Supply Chain Management, and Value Analysis teams. *
Work with clinicians, physicians, and Health System affiliates to
standardize and optimize across the system as appropriate. * Other
duties as assigned.
This position is essential to UK Healthcare's operations and
will follow UK Healthcare's schedule.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills.
High proficiency with Microsoft Office software required such as
PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Bachelor's Degree and five years of experience. Must have
healthcare procurement experience. Preferred experience in
materials management, negotiating contracts, and/or managing
processes with strategic sourcing.
Deadline to Apply 06/02/2021 University Community of
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